PLIRB is Now Static Trader’s Chosen Charity

PLIRB is Now Static Trader’s Chosen Charity

As our supporters know, the pandemic has had a serious impact on our ability to fundraise to meet our running costs. But we have some exciting news! Rye Harbour-based company, Static Trader has chosen us as their charity to support for the next 12 months. What's more,...

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Community Project – Fairlight Cove Clean Up

Community Project – Fairlight Cove Clean Up

The 'new normal' is a continued adjustment period, but thankfully restrictions are lifted enough for community project work to carry on. So we're happy to share that on Sunday 6th September we'll be supporting a community project close to our hearts and our boathouse...

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Community Support – Ocean Ceramics, Winchelsea Beach

Community Support – Ocean Ceramics, Winchelsea Beach

It's been a very bad year for everyone, but as things are now returning to the 'new normal' we're very pleased to share that there's a bit of good news on the fundraising front. Friend of the PLIRB, Marian Mason at Ocean Ceramics is opening up her garden for one of...

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Community Support Our Charity with PPE – plus!

Community Support Our Charity with PPE – plus!

Time for an update! Recently, we had to ask our local community to support our charity and to help us return to the 'new normal' at the boat house. As the relaxation of some restrictions mean a return to a more active community role, we've been faced with an extended...

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PLIRB and Rescue Services Attend Pett Level Incident

PLIRB and Rescue Services Attend Pett Level Incident

On Tuesday 14th July, Pett Level Independent Rescue Boat teams were called out following reports of a swimmer in difficulties just off the coast at Pett Level. At approximately 18:07, our teams were tasked to attend and prepare to launch. Rescue services colleagues...

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Barb’s Charity Shed & The ‘New Normal’

Barb’s Charity Shed & The ‘New Normal’

For those who have been missing Barb's Charity Shed for their charity shopping, there's a little bit of good news. Barbara is now re-opening the Charity Shed on Sunday mornings. But, in the context of the 'new normal' there are a few things to be aware of ...   ...

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Launching The PLIRB Charity Lottery Campaign

Launching The PLIRB Charity Lottery Campaign

As many of our friends and supporters know, recent events mean we've had to expand our horizons when it comes to fundraising. And the exciting news is that we're now onboard for online fundraising with The Weather Lottery.   Why an online charity lottery? As is...

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PLIRB Search and Rescue for Missing Person

PLIRB Search and Rescue for Missing Person

On Thursday 25th June, Pett Level Independent Rescue Boat teams were tasked to support HM Coastguards in a search and rescue incident. At approximately 11:15 am, our teams were  tasked by Solent Coastguard to launch and assist in the search for a person who was...

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CV19 Update – All Events Cancelled

CV19 Update – All Events Cancelled

Despite the gentle easing of lockdown and the slow return to a different kind of 'normal', CV19 continues to have an impact.    Certainly the impact on public health and safety has been major and the ripple effect of the lockdown has been wide. From our own...

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PLIRB in Multi-Agency Incident Response

PLIRB in Multi-Agency Incident Response

On Saturday 16th May, the Pett Level Independent Rescue Boat team was tasked to support multiple agencies in an incident on the Pett Level coastline. Our teams were  tasked in response to an incident alongside other coastal rescue team colleagues at HM Coastguards and...

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Support Our Charity with a Movement for Good Nomination?

Support Our Charity with a Movement for Good Nomination?

At Pett Level Independent Rescue Boat, we're well recognised for our work in helping and protecting our coastline communities.  But just for a change, throughout May, we're asking for a bit of help from the community instead, with charity nomination or two, if...

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Community Volunteering During Covid-19

Community Volunteering During Covid-19

At Pett Level Independent Rescue Boat, our volunteers maintain an on-call service 24/7, ready to respond when tasked to issues along the coastline.  And although we haven't been able to gather together as a group to carry out our other activities, such as fundraising,...

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Please Support Us with Free Online Charity Fundraising

Please Support Us with Free Online Charity Fundraising

It's a week since we launched our #SofaSurfingShoppingChallenge, where we invited friends and supporters to help us with a bit of online charity fundraising. We've been asked for an update on how to get involved, so here's some information which might help!...

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How lockdown shopping could help keep our rescue boat afloat

How lockdown shopping could help keep our rescue boat afloat

Coronavirus is bad news for everyone and we sincerely hope that everyone, including friends and supporters of our rescue boat and our local communities are doing OK, and keeping as safe and as healthy as possible over this difficult time. Although our rescue boat...

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Sad News from Pett Level Independent Rescue Boat

Sad News from Pett Level Independent Rescue Boat

It is with great sadness that we have to share that our President Lou Parsons, one of the founder members of Pett Level Independent Rescue Boat as an independent service and rescue charity, passed away on Thursday 19th March 2020. Lou was a formidable character who...

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Support from the Community – Unexpected Charity Donations

Support from the Community – Unexpected Charity Donations

Now, although we value all support and charity donations we receive equally, there are times when support comes along very unexpectedly and in a way that just blows us away. So this blog post is dedicated to Anonymous Antony ...   In the past week, we received...

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Open Day 2020

Open Day 2020

Yes, it's come around again already and we're super busy with preparations for our main charity fundraising event of the year ... and of course, this year is a very special one for us!                                                                                   ...

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